The history of the castle of Saumur:
As the capital of Protestantism, Saumur was torn apart by the religious wars.
Under Napoleon I, the castle underwent important works and it was transformed into a prison.
The Castle of Saumur was restored and now it has a decorative art museum with a good collection of works of art, prestigious furniture, tapestries and medieval sculptures.
The riding school of Saumur:
The horse museum brings together the finest set of equestrian objects in Europe. Today, Saumur is known all over the world for its tradition and equestrian excellence.
The terraces offer an exceptional panorama on the river Loire.